These summaries were prepared by McGuireWoods LLP lawyer Thomas E. Spahn. They are based on the letter opinions issued by the Virginia State Bar. Any editorial comments reflect Mr. Spahn's current personal views, and not the opinions of the Virginia State Bar, McGuireWoods or its clients. 
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6-Lawyers Paid by Third Party

25-Dealing with Unrepresented People

58-Real Estate Lawyers

In a real estate transaction, the seller's lawyer must advise the buyer that the lawyer represents only seller, even if the seller pays the buyer's closing costs.

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn